Muhammad Abdelnabi is the ArabLit Story Prize 2018 winner for his short story Our Story translated by Roger Moger. The announcement was made on October…View More Muhammad Abdelnabi is ArabLit Story Prize 2018 winner.
The Kalemba Short Story Prize 2019 submissions are being sought out in a new callout by the prize organisers. Only Zambia writers are eligible for…View More Callout: Kalemba Short Story Prize 2019 submissions (Zambia only).
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi is a Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 judge. The Ugandan award winning novelist and short story writer will be selecting the winner…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi is Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 judge.
Akwaeke Emezi has made the US National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” 2018 honour list for the novel Freshwater. The announcement was made on September…View More Akwaeke Emezi gets US National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” 2018 honour.
Tomi Adeyemi is on the Kirkus Prize 2018 shortlist in the Young Adult category for her novel Children of Blood and Bone. The announcement was…View More Tomi Adeyemi makes Kirkus Prize 2018 shortlist.
Leading literary blog Brittlepaper.com announced its Brittle Paper Literary Awards 2018 shortlists on October 4, 2018. This is the second time that the awards will…View More Brittle Paper Awards 2018 Shortlists announced.
Mohammed Jaafar and Mansoura Ez-Eldin are the two Africans on the Almultaqa Short Story Prize 2018 longlist announced on October 1, 2018. The Kuwait based…View More Two Africans make Almultaqa Short Story Prize 2018 longlist.
The South African Literary Awards 2018 shortlistees were announced on September 28, 2018. The South African Literary Awards popularly referred to as the SALAs, started…View More South African Literary Awards 2018 shortlistees announced.
Muthoni wa Gichuru was announced as the CODE Burt Prize for African Young Adult Literature Kenya 2018 winner at a ceremony at the Crowne Plaza,…View More Muthoni wa Gichuru is CODE Burt Prize for African Young Adult Literature Kenya 2018 winner.
Nigerian author, cultural critic and feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the recipient of the Everett M. Rogers Award 2019. The Everett M. Rogers Award is…View More Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wins Everett M. Rogers Award 2019.
Egyptian writer Mohammad Abdelnabi is the only African on the ArabLit Story Prize 2018 shortlist announced on September 15, 2018. The ArabLit Story Prize is…View More Egyptian Mohammad Abdelnabi on ArabLit Story Prize 2018 shortlist.
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi received her Windham-Campbell Prize 2018 cheque at Yale University, USA on September 12, 2018. The Windham-Campbell Prize, established in 2013 with a…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi receives her Windham-Campbell Prize 2018.
Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Meryem Alaoui are the two African writers on the Prix Femina 2018 longlist. The Prix Femina was created in 1904, and each…View More Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Meryem Alaoui make Prix Femina 2018 longlist.
The University of Johannesburg Prize 2017 shortlist was announced on September 11, 2018. Those in the running for the prize include Fred Khumalo, Lesego Rampolokeng,…View More The University of Johannesburg Prize 2017 shortlist announced.
Nozizwe Cynthia Jele is a Mbokodo Awards 2018 winner. The South African novelist won in the literature category of the Southern African prize celebrating women…View More Nozizwe Cynthia Jele is Mbokodo Awards 2018 winner.